Preventative Maintenance Lead

Propel Consult

Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP127-2347

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Company - Remote Location

Our client is founded by the Saudi government to bring all communities together and develop all sectors and fields with innovative solutions. The organization generates over $24 million in sales and has over 850 companies and 700 employees.
They are currently looking for a Preventative Maintenance Lead to be based in Saudi Arabia.

Duties & Responsibilities:
• Use oral, written, and electronic methods for the communication in English of technical and other information.
• Report on progress to schedule, safety, quality control and collaboratively approve relevant design modifications.
• Ensure all port equipment is fully compliant with all applicable Saudi Arabian codes/standards and/or international codes and standards.
• Make recommendations where there is non-compliance.
• Monitor and influence for safe systems of work of Contractors and employees.
• Provide detailed schedules and plans for the maintenance of all port equipment and plant with input to the construction of an asset management system with the objective of enhancing reliability-centered maintenance, predictive maintenance, optimized maintenance processes and safe operating procedures.
• Give support or contribute to Engineering works as directed and specified ensuring that projects are completed in relevant time scales involving all the appropriate departments and within budgeted cost limits.
• To include input to the preparation of specifications, quality control and commissioning.
• Raise awareness of the current safety regulations concerning machine safety and to apply and demonstrate compliance of equipment under the responsibility of the Engineering Department.
• Identify specific areas of improvement to increase production of equipment through increased reliability.
• Work closely with other Departments to input your Engineering expertise to works as designated by the Technical Asset Manager.
• Provide input into the planned downtime of equipment for reliability focused improvement works.
• Interface closely with Operational planning with the objectives of efficient use of equipment whilst fully optimising preventative maintenance schedules.
• Mentoring and on the job training to internal engineering staff and contractors.
• Supervision of works to meet targets and prioritise to meet dynamic business needs.
• Responsible for the standard and safety of all engineering equipment and systems on the Port’s equipment.
• Conduct toolbox and safety awareness meetings with staff where required.


Qualification & Requirements:
• Bachelor’s Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering
• 5+ port engineering experience with exposure to general cargo, bulk and container handling equipment.
• Experience with EAMS application such as Maximo, Mex, SAP. INFOR in a port maintenance context.
• IOSH Qualification preferred
• Expertise in the reliability centered maintenance of cargo handling equipment such as Reach stackers, Forklifts, Internal tractors, Mobile Harbour Cranes, Ship to Shore Cranes, Automated Stacking Cranes and Rubber Tyred Gantry Cranes.
• Excellent interpersonal and facilitation skills and ability to influence people.
• Fully conversant with the current methods
• Humble and willing to be open to learn and to work with others in developing a new way of working.
• Self-starter and the ability to work independently.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Proven leadership in implementing strategic initiatives.
• Proven ability to work in a multicultural environment.
• High drive to succeed and break through barriers.
• Open minded and a positive attitude

About the Company

Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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